Acne according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine acne can be treated by two herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The two Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat acne

Why might Honeysuckle Flower (Jin Yin Hua) help with acne?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat acne as can be seen on Honeysuckle Flower's page.

Honeysuckle Flowers is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Dispels Wind-Heat derived from an External pathogen. Expels Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner. Relieves Carbuncles.

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Why might Red Poria (Chi Fu Ling) help with acne?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat acne as can be seen on Red Poria's page.

Red Poria is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Kidney.

Its main actions are: Removes Damp-Heat, regulates Water metabolism

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